February Round Up

February Round Up

February Round Up – The Posts that caught my eye in February Woman’s Activism & Clothing blog post and podcast by@Rachel_With_AnE Madam C J Walker’s house for sale By the time of her death in 1919, Walker had risen out of poverty to become the...
Pears’ Palace of Beauty

Pears’ Palace of Beauty

HISTORY OF BEAUTY The Pears’ Palace of Beauty Lucy Santos, The Glamourologist 19 November 2016 If you’re anything like me, mention of soap brand Pears reminds you of the wistful words of every 80s mother with a blonde daughter – ‘Darling, you should have been...
January Round Up

January Round Up

January Round Up Embarrassing bodies: what did the Victorians have to hide? by Kathryn Hughes Amanda Foreman explores how the bicycle impacted women’s liberation  Mary Tyler Moore: a true cultural icon who changed the face of television by John Patterson Beards...
Ardena Astringent Cream

Ardena Astringent Cream

THE GLAMOUROLOGIST’S MUSEUM Ardena Astringent Cream Lucy Santos, The Glamourologist 22 October 2016 Ardena Astringent Cream Photograph by Lucy Santos Title: Ardena Astringent Cream by Elizabeth Arden Description: A heavy glass jar and lid of soft peach cream....
Elizabeth Arden and Victory

Elizabeth Arden and Victory

HISTORY OF BEAUTY Elizabeth Arden and Beauty Lucy Santos, The Glamourologist 03 November 2016 Elizabeth Arden, along with many other US cosmetic companies, changed the way they marketed their products during World War Two. Elizabeth Arden Marketing now focused on how...